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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Lydia Thompson (1836-1908) c. 1860

Albumen print | 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2913600

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Photograph of a full length portrait of the actor Lydia Thompson (1836-1908) standing, facing three-quarters to the right. She looks to the right, her face captured in profile. She leans against a plinth draped with a textile. She places her left hand on her chest and rest her right arm on the plinth.

  • Creator(s)

    Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Lydia Thompson (1836-1908)
  • annotation: Mifs Lydia Thompson [beneath work]
  • 23.1 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

    9.4 x 6.2 cm (mount)

    8.9 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
          • cartes-de-visite